A celebration of the life of Isaac Franklin (Ike) Atterberry will take place Saturday, March 29. Mr. Atterberry, 82, died Jan. 25, 2008 following a long bout with rheumatoid arthritis and pulmonary disease.
He was born June 13, 1925 and served with the U.S. Marine Raiders during World War II on Guadalcanal, Guam and Iwo Jima.
Mr. Atterberry was founder and president of Atterberry Soil Stabilization until his retirement in 1995, and had lived in Elk Grove for the past 47 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Wanda who died in January 1998; daughter Mary Elizabeth; and son Stephen.
Mr. Atterberry is survived by children Mike Rivers and wife Nancy, Shannon Hess and husband Mike, and David Atterberry; many grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of Betty Burnett, and brother-in-law of Darrel Moody and wife Roberta, Ray Moody and wife Rheta, and Don Moody and wife Pat.
The March 29 celebration will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at 9698 La Nuez Drive in Elk Grove.